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2003AJ....126.2487B - Astron. J., 126, 2487-2494 (2003/November-0)

The 2MASS wide-field T dwarf search. II. Discovery of three T dwarfs in the southern hemisphere.


Abstract (from CDS):

We present the discovery of three new southern hemisphere T dwarfs identified in the Two Micron All Sky Survey. These objects, 2MASS 0348-6022, 2MASS 0516-0445, and 2MASS 2228-4310, have classifications T7, T5.5, and T6.5, respectively. Using linear absolute magnitude/spectral type relations derived from T dwarfs with measured parallaxes, we estimate spectrophotometric distances for these discoveries; the closest, 2MASS 0348-6022, is likely within 10 pc of the Sun. Proper motions and estimated tangential velocities are consistent with membership in the Galactic disk population. We also list southern hemisphere T dwarf candidates that were either not found in subsequent near-infrared imaging observations and are most likely uncataloged minor planets, or have near-infrared spectra consistent with background stars.

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Journal keyword(s): Infrared Radiation - Galaxy: Solar Neighborhood - stars: individual (2MASS J03480772-6022270) - stars: individual (2MASS J05160945-0445499) - stars: individual (2MASS J22282889-4310262) - Stars: Low-Mass, Brown Dwarfs

VizieR on-line data: <Available at CDS (J/AJ/126/2487): table1.dat table2.dat>

Simbad objects: 91

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